The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 298 260 292
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +32
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 116 172 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.68% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.88% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 141 111
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£575 £575 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18814 19549 19359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.64% 77.50% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13400 13696 13116
Average daily rate £450 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 227 357
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £15.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in London

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 21 £450 -23.40% 18
Electronic Trading
England

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading.

1 118 (44.36%) Front Office
2 115 (43.23%) Banking
3 107 (40.23%) UNIX
4 104 (39.10%) Low Latency
5 99 (37.22%) SQL
6 95 (35.71%) Java
7 91 (34.21%) Linux
7 91 (34.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 89 (33.46%) Fixed Income
9 84 (31.58%) Finance
10 72 (27.07%) Investment Banking
11 67 (25.19%) Perl
12 59 (22.18%) Python
13 58 (21.80%) C#
14 57 (21.43%) Multithreading
15 53 (19.92%) TIBCO
16 51 (19.17%) Rendezvous
17 50 (18.80%) C++
18 49 (18.42%) Windows
19 44 (16.54%) Equities
20 43 (16.17%) Reuters
21 39 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
22 37 (13.91%) Algorithmic Trading
22 37 (13.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 37 (13.91%) Project Management
22 37 (13.91%) Red Hat
23 36 (13.53%) Derivative
24 35 (13.16%) MarketAxess
25 34 (12.78%) Oracle
26 33 (12.41%) FIX Protocol

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.50%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (1.13%) Confluence
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (3.38%) MS Office
2 5 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (9.02%) ION MarketView
2 9 (3.38%) RMDS
3 7 (2.63%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.38%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.28%) Firewall
2 27 (10.15%) Multicast
3 7 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.26%) HTTP
5 5 (1.88%) LAN
5 5 (1.88%) WAN
5 5 (1.88%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.50%) H.323
6 4 (1.50%) ATM
6 4 (1.50%) Internet
6 4 (1.50%) Extranet
6 4 (1.50%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.75%) SSH
8 1 (0.38%) Network Security
8 1 (0.38%) VPN
8 1 (0.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.89%) KDB
3 8 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.88%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.13%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.75%) MySQL
7 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.75%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (2.63%) JUnit
2 4 (1.50%) Subversion
2 4 (1.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.13%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.13%) Mockito
3 3 (1.13%) Maven
3 3 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.75%) Gradle
4 2 (0.75%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.75%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.75%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.75%) WinRunner
4 2 (0.75%) JIRA
4 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.38%) Selenium
5 1 (0.38%) TestNG
General
1 118 (44.36%) Front Office
2 115 (43.23%) Banking
3 84 (31.58%) Finance
4 72 (27.07%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.76%) Back Office
6 7 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.13%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 110 (41.35%) Developer
2 58 (21.80%) Analyst
3 49 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 30 (11.28%) C# Developer
5 29 (10.90%) Support Analyst
6 27 (10.15%) Applications Support
7 19 (7.14%) Linux Support
7 19 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 15 (5.64%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.26%) C++ Developer
10 11 (4.14%) WPF Developer
11 10 (3.76%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.38%) Architect
13 8 (3.01%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.01%) Applications Support Analyst
14 7 (2.63%) Market Data Engineer
14 7 (2.63%) Electronics Engineer
14 7 (2.63%) Production Support Analyst
15 6 (2.26%) Senior Java Developer
15 6 (2.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (19.17%) Rendezvous
2 33 (12.41%) FIX Protocol
3 26 (9.77%) WPF
4 17 (6.39%) .NET
5 12 (4.51%) Middleware
6 11 (4.14%) Spring
7 8 (3.01%) WinForms
8 6 (2.26%) Reactive Extensions
8 6 (2.26%) JMS
8 6 (2.26%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.26%) QuickFIX
9 5 (1.88%) HTML
9 5 (1.88%) XML
9 5 (1.88%) Spring Integration
10 4 (1.50%) JNI
10 4 (1.50%) LINQ
10 4 (1.50%) Django
11 3 (1.13%) WCF
12 1 (0.38%) Guice
12 1 (0.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 91 (34.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 89 (33.46%) Fixed Income
3 44 (16.54%) Equities
4 36 (13.53%) Derivative
5 21 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.76%) Credit Derivative
6 10 (3.76%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.63%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.26%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.26%) Grid Computing
8 6 (2.26%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.26%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.88%) Statistics
10 4 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.13%) Physics
11 3 (1.13%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.13%) User Experience
12 2 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.75%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 107 (40.23%) UNIX
2 91 (34.21%) Linux
3 49 (18.42%) Windows
4 37 (13.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.75%) SUSE
6 1 (0.38%) Solaris
6 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (39.10%) Low Latency
2 57 (21.43%) Multithreading
3 39 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (13.91%) Algorithmic Trading
4 37 (13.91%) Project Management
5 29 (10.90%) OO
6 28 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 28 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 25 (9.40%) Capacity Management
8 22 (8.27%) Change Management
9 19 (7.14%) OOD
10 13 (4.89%) Migration
11 11 (4.14%) Change Control
11 11 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (3.76%) Workflow
12 10 (3.76%) UML
13 9 (3.38%) PRINCE2
14 8 (3.01%) ITIL
14 8 (3.01%) Business Analysis
14 8 (3.01%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (37.22%) SQL
2 95 (35.71%) Java
3 67 (25.19%) Perl
4 59 (22.18%) Python
5 58 (21.80%) C#
6 50 (18.80%) C++
7 12 (4.51%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.14%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.76%) C
10 8 (3.01%) AWK
10 8 (3.01%) C-shell
11 7 (2.63%) Korn
12 6 (2.26%) Assembly Language
13 4 (1.50%) VB
14 2 (0.75%) VC++
14 2 (0.75%) Ruby
14 2 (0.75%) C++/CLI
15 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.38%) VBA
15 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (5.64%) Degree
2 2 (0.75%) ISEB
3 1 (0.38%) MCSE
3 1 (0.38%) MCP
3 1 (0.38%) HNC
3 1 (0.38%) HND
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.50%) EMIR
1 4 (1.50%) Dodd-Frank
1 4 (1.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.50%) NFS
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (9.40%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.88%) Nagios
2 5 (1.88%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.88%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.75%) Puppet
4 1 (0.38%) SCCM
4 1 (0.38%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 53 (19.92%) TIBCO
2 43 (16.17%) Reuters
3 37 (13.91%) Red Hat
4 35 (13.16%) MarketAxess
5 34 (12.78%) Oracle
6 31 (11.65%) ION Trading
7 24 (9.02%) Sybase
8 21 (7.89%) eSpeed
9 19 (7.14%) Bloomberg
10 12 (4.51%) 29West
11 9 (3.38%) Trayport
12 6 (2.26%) Microsoft
13 5 (1.88%) Tradeweb
14 4 (1.50%) Cisco
15 2 (0.75%) Perforce
16 1 (0.38%) Syncfusion
16 1 (0.38%) Caplin
16 1 (0.38%) Citrix
16 1 (0.38%) Informatica
16 1 (0.38%) Calypso
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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